Back Board Meeting: Mon August 22, 2016

Great Oaks Charter School - Wilmington

Minutes

Board Meeting

Date and Time

Monday August 22, 2016 at 5:30 PM

Location

1200 N. French St.

Directors Present

Directors Absent

None

I. Opening Items

A.Record Attendance and Guests

 
 
In Attendance: Kia Childs, Rob Snowberger (phone), Geoff Langdon, Sarah Hutton, Michael Maxwell, Patrick Ryan (staff), Jordan Jones (staff), Monica Brown (Foundation), Vanessa Ceas (Foundation) Michael Duffy (Foundation), Michael McGregor (Foundation)

B.Call the Meeting to Order

Michael Maxwell called a meeting of the board of directors of Great Oaks Charter School - Wilmington to order on Monday Aug 22, 2016 @ 5:30 PM at 1200 N. French St..

C.Approve Minutes

II. Academic Excellence Committee: Looking Forward and Smarter Balance Results Overview

A.Head of School Report

Student Recruitment: We have a waiting list right now.
 
Parent Orientations: We had 122 families at the 6th grade parent orientation and 98 families at the 7th grade parent orientation.
 
Transportation: Parents are excited about our new vendor. We are doing a training with them on Friday about what our expectations are and what kind of information we need from them.  
 
Special Education: We are still on track to have approximately 25-30% of our students qualifying for special education services. Our new special education coordinator has been able to hold some IEP meetings over the summer; we are impressed at her ability to get the entire necessary team together during summer months.
 

III. Finance Committee

A.Vote on Monthly Report and Financial Statements

Vanessa is getting trained in the DE financial system.
 
Geoff Langdon made a motion to approve the web report. Sarah Hutton seconded. The motion passed unanimously.
 
Geoff Langdon made a motion to Geoff Langdon made a motion to approve the web report. Sarah Hutton seconded. The motion passed unanimously.
Sarah Hutton seconded the motion.
The board VOTED unanimously to approve the motion.

IV. Governance Comittee

A.Discussion/Potential Vote on Staff Handbook

B.Discussion/Potential Vote Services Agreement

Michael Maxwell proposed approving the 2016-2017 management services agreement. Geoff Langdon seconded. The motion passed unanimously.
 
Michael Maxwell made a motion to Michael Maxwell proposed approving the 2016-2017 management services agreement. Geoff Langdon seconded. The motion passed unanimously.
Geoff Langdon seconded the motion.
The board VOTED unanimously to approve the motion.

V. Fundraising Committee

A.Discussion of October Fundraiser

 
The tutor palooza breakfast was a success. The tutors enjoyed getting welcomed by members of the community.
 
Geoff will e-mail updates about the October 5 event.
 

VI. Closing Items

A.Adjourn Meeting

There being no further business to be transacted, and upon motion duly made, seconded and approved, the meeting was adjourned at 7:00 PM.

Respectfully Submitted,
Michael Maxwell
Michael Maxwell made a motion to adjourn the meeting.
Geoff Langdon seconded the motion.
The board VOTED unanimously to approve the motion.